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  • Cao Fei, Asia One, 2018, HD video, color, sound, 63 minutes 21 seconds. From “Post-Capital: Art and the Economics of the Digital Age.”

    Cao Fei, Asia One, 2018, HD video, color, sound, 63 minutes 21 seconds. From “Post-Capital: Art and the Economics of the Digital Age.”

    “Post-Capital: Art and the Economics of the Digital Age”

    Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean

    Art and economics—the relation between them is not exactly a novel concern. But where artists of the 1970s sought strategies to undercut the co-optation of their work by the market, their present-day counterparts know they have a harder time steering clear of economic forces. Not only has digital technology abetted the shift of production from material goods to immaterial ones such as information—paving the way for the ascent of Google and Facebook, two of the world’s biggest corporations by market capitalization—but as Luc Boltanski and Ève Chiapello showed in The New Spirit of Capitalism (

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